Eric L Knowlton School
Book 6 Chapters 19-24
Partially Meets Layer:
You must complete 50 points worth of activities to move on to
the Meets Layer.
*Read with Mrs. Perkins (5 points)
*Read independently (5 points) ______/______
*Make flash cards for 10 new words,
learn them and be prepared to have me choose several and quiz you (10
*Using my handout for outlines, write
an outline for each chapter (20 points)____/_____
*Design a cover for each chapter,
be sure it shows the subject of each chapter (10 points) _____/____
*In a well written paragraph, explain
the first battle between the Monitor and the Virginia (also known as
the Merrimack). Include the importance of this battle.. (10 points)
*Draw a picture of the Angel of the
Battlefield and include 10 important facts. (5 points) ___/___
*Explain the Emancipation Proclamation
in a well written paragraph, include the affects it had on slavery in
the South and slavery in the Border States. (5 points) ___/___
*Answer the following questions: (2 points a piece) ___/___
^Explain the term prejudice and the role it played in the Civil War.
^Why did Union officers call the blacks who wanted to be soldiers contraband?
^Using worksheet pg 12 make a model of the Monitor, add color, neatness counts.
^Who was Robert Gould Shaw?
^Explain why Antietam was both a great victory and a missed opportunity for the Union.
^Why was the siege of Vicksburg such
an important victory for the North?
*In a well written paragraph explain
the following statement: In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom
to the free. (5 points)___/___
*Look at the political cartoon on
page 100, write a paragraph explaining the cartoon. (5 points) ___/___
(choose 1, up to 20 points total)
*Build a replica of an ironclad,
be able to explain the importance of ironclads during the Civil War.
*Read the documents; The Emancipation
Proclamation and The Declaration of Independence then complete the Written
Document Analysis Worksheet for both. _____/_____
*Create a trading card for 5 of the
following people Frederick Douglas, Robert E. Lee, George Pickett,
Robert Gould Shaw, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Sergeant William Carney,
Captain Raphael Semmes, Mary Chesnut, David Farragut. Be sure to set
up like a real trading card, include at least 8 facts and a photo.___/___
*Design a care package from home
using the guidelines found on worksheet page 27.___/___
Exceeds Layer (Choose
1, up to 30 points)
*Re-write the Gettysburg address
in your own words, memorize and recite it to me, it must be 3 minutes
in length. Be sure it gives the same message, it may be about a current
or past issue___/___
*Research the 54th Massachusettes,
create a picture book.
*Write a research paper on the Battle
*Create a historically accurate battlefield
replica of The Battle at Gettysburg.
*Write an interview with Robert E
Lee after Gettysburg.
*Draw a visual timeline of an important
battle of the Civl War.